On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Chris Whittle always thinks big — but his latest venture may be the most ambitious of his life. In the past decade he raised $700 million from investors and drawn some of the brightest lights in education to join him in launching Whittle Schools & Studios.
Over the next decade he plans to open 36 schools in 15 countries, serving up to 90,000 students. He has chosen Washington, D.C. as the launchpad for one of the two schools to inaugurate the project.
What does he imagine for the D.C. campus? Who will enroll? And how could it change the area’s private school landscape?
Produced by Lauren Markoe
- Rebecca Upham Vice chancellor and executive chairwoman of the D.C. campus, Whittle Schools & Studios; @WhittleSchool
- Thomas Toch Director; FutureEd, an education think tank at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy; @thomas_tock
- Maggie Riden President and CEO; D.C. Alliance of Youth Advocates; @DCAYA
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